The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 37 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 355 426 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.88% 6.25% 5.73%
As % of the General category 15.09% 16.06% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 206 230 289
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2353 2652 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.98% 38.91% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1818 1968 2145
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 197 £37,500 -21.05% 60
Cheshire -11 105 £46,250 +8.82% 19
Merseyside +10 26 £40,000 -
Lancashire -28 16 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 310 (42.70%) Finance
2 197 (27.13%) Banking
3 176 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (18.32%) Java
5 126 (17.36%) E-Commerce
6 121 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 115 (15.84%) Project Management
8 109 (15.01%) Degree
9 108 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
10 106 (14.60%) HTML
11 102 (14.05%) Financial Institution
12 95 (13.09%) Wireless
13 94 (12.95%) Customer Engagement
14 93 (12.81%) SQL
15 80 (11.02%) CSS
16 79 (10.88%) .NET
17 78 (10.74%) Microsoft
17 78 (10.74%) Marketing
18 77 (10.61%) JavaScript
19 76 (10.47%) PRINCE2
20 75 (10.33%) SQL Server
21 74 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
22 72 (9.92%) C#
22 72 (9.92%) UNIX
23 70 (9.64%) TDD
24 66 (9.09%) Oracle
25 63 (8.68%) Windows
26 61 (8.40%) XML
26 61 (8.40%) Linux
27 59 (8.13%) Business Analysis

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.48%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.65%) Node.js
3 12 (1.65%) Apache
4 7 (0.96%) nginx
5 5 (0.69%) SAS
5 5 (0.69%) CICS
5 5 (0.69%) IIS
5 5 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.55%) Liferay
6 4 (0.55%) JBoss
7 3 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.14%) Drupal
9 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.14%) WordPress
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 37 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (2.48%) Photoshop
3 18 (2.48%) MS Office
4 15 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.69%) MS Project
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (3.03%) Oracle Retail
2 17 (2.34%) Magento
3 5 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.55%) Agresso
4 4 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.41%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.41%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.41%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.28%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.52%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.69%) Office 365
3 2 (0.28%) SaaS
3 2 (0.28%) Force.com
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 95 (13.09%) Wireless
2 17 (2.34%) VPN
3 14 (1.93%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.79%) DNS
5 12 (1.65%) WAN
5 12 (1.65%) SAN
6 10 (1.38%) ATM
7 9 (1.24%) LAN
7 9 (1.24%) DHCP
7 9 (1.24%) Firewall
8 7 (0.96%) Internet
9 6 (0.83%) SSL
10 5 (0.69%) VPLS
10 5 (0.69%) MPLS
10 5 (0.69%) BGP
10 5 (0.69%) VoIP
10 5 (0.69%) WLAN
10 5 (0.69%) PSTN
10 5 (0.69%) ISDN
10 5 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.13%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.31%) MySQL
4 22 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 13 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.83%) DB2
11 3 (0.41%) Big Data
12 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.28%) QlikView
13 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (3.31%) Git (software)
1 24 (3.31%) Maven
2 18 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.38%) ClearCase
5 9 (1.24%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.96%) Subversion
6 7 (0.96%) NUnit
6 7 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.83%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.83%) Moq
7 6 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (0.83%) Selenium
7 6 (0.83%) ReSharper
8 5 (0.69%) JIRA
8 5 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (0.69%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.41%) LSMW
10 3 (0.41%) Grunt
General
1 310 (42.70%) Finance
2 197 (27.13%) Banking
3 102 (14.05%) Financial Institution
4 78 (10.74%) Marketing
5 54 (7.44%) Retail Banking
6 26 (3.58%) Back Office
7 17 (2.34%) Games
8 13 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.10%) Advertising
11 6 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.83%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.55%) Automotive
12 4 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.41%) Legal
13 3 (0.41%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Law
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 153 (21.07%) Developer
2 120 (16.53%) Analyst
3 68 (9.37%) Project Manager
4 63 (8.68%) Consultant
5 56 (7.71%) Business Analyst
6 36 (4.96%) .NET Developer
7 27 (3.72%) Senior Manager
8 26 (3.58%) Software Developer
8 26 (3.58%) Architect
8 26 (3.58%) Software Engineer
9 25 (3.44%) Designer
10 22 (3.03%) PHP Developer
11 19 (2.62%) Junior
12 18 (2.48%) Senior Developer
12 18 (2.48%) Test Analyst
12 18 (2.48%) Oracle Consultant
13 17 (2.34%) Web Designer
13 17 (2.34%) IT Project Manager
13 17 (2.34%) Web Developer
14 16 (2.20%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (14.60%) HTML
2 80 (11.02%) CSS
3 79 (10.88%) .NET
4 61 (8.40%) XML
5 50 (6.89%) jQuery
6 45 (6.20%) HTML5
7 38 (5.23%) JSON
8 35 (4.82%) ASP.NET
9 34 (4.68%) SOAP
10 30 (4.13%) REST
11 29 (3.99%) WSDL
12 27 (3.72%) Servlets
13 25 (3.44%) Spring
14 24 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
14 24 (3.31%) ActiveMQ
14 24 (3.31%) JMS
14 24 (3.31%) Hibernate
15 23 (3.17%) Web Services
15 23 (3.17%) Java EE
16 20 (2.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 108 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 29 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (3.72%) User Experience
5 18 (2.48%) EPoS
6 16 (2.20%) FMCG
7 14 (1.93%) Social Media
8 12 (1.65%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.65%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.38%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.96%) Photography
11 6 (0.83%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.69%) Graphic Design
12 5 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.69%) iPad
12 5 (0.69%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.69%) LPAR
13 4 (0.55%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 72 (9.92%) UNIX
2 63 (8.68%) Windows
3 61 (8.40%) Linux
4 10 (1.38%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (0.96%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (0.83%) Android
6 6 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.69%) zOS
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) SUSE
9 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) HPUX
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (17.36%) E-Commerce
3 121 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 115 (15.84%) Project Management
5 94 (12.95%) Customer Engagement
6 76 (10.47%) PRINCE2
7 74 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 70 (9.64%) TDD
9 59 (8.13%) Business Analysis
10 58 (7.99%) Mentoring
11 57 (7.85%) SDLC
12 47 (6.47%) ITIL
13 46 (6.34%) Logistics
14 43 (5.92%) Waterfall
15 40 (5.51%) Service Delivery
16 36 (4.96%) MVC
16 36 (4.96%) Technical Architecture
16 36 (4.96%) Software Engineering
17 35 (4.82%) Programme Management
18 33 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 133 (18.32%) Java
2 93 (12.81%) SQL
3 77 (10.61%) JavaScript
4 72 (9.92%) C#
5 41 (5.65%) C++
5 41 (5.65%) PHP
6 33 (4.55%) C
7 29 (3.99%) T-SQL
7 29 (3.99%) VB
8 28 (3.86%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.20%) VB.NET
9 16 (2.20%) Ruby
10 13 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.52%) Python
12 10 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.55%) VBA
13 4 (0.55%) Perl
14 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.28%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 109 (15.01%) Degree
2 28 (3.86%) ISEB
3 20 (2.75%) SC Cleared
3 20 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.75%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (1.38%) CISA
6 10 (1.38%) CISSP
7 7 (0.96%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.69%) CCNP
8 5 (0.69%) CCNA
8 5 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.55%) PMP
9 4 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.55%) CCA
10 3 (0.41%) IIBA
11 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.14%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.55%) QA
2 22 (3.03%) SLA
3 6 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.69%) FATCA
System Software
1 21 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.83%) Terminal Server
4 5 (0.69%) RACF
4 5 (0.69%) ACF2
5 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (0.28%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) Nagios
3 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.09%) Oracle
3 28 (3.86%) IBM
4 24 (3.31%) VMware
5 21 (2.89%) Cisco
6 18 (2.48%) SAP
7 15 (2.07%) Google
8 11 (1.52%) Adobe
9 10 (1.38%) Actimize
10 7 (0.96%) Capita
10 7 (0.96%) Teradata
10 7 (0.96%) Business Objects
11 6 (0.83%) HP
12 5 (0.69%) EMC
12 5 (0.69%) Hitachi
12 5 (0.69%) Cognos
13 4 (0.55%) VeriFone
13 4 (0.55%) Sybase
13 4 (0.55%) Avaya
13 4 (0.55%) Nortel
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Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 up to £84,000
Posted: Yesterday
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - £75k plus attractive benefits,
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The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Amazing Benefits!!
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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